Time and Measurement - May 2008, Stage 2&3

Problems

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Weighing Fruit

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you use this information to estimate how much the different fruit selections weigh in kilos and pounds?

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Lengthy Journeys

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

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At the Pumps

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How will you find out how much a tank of petrol costs?

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Oh! Harry!

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

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A Day with Grandpa

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Grandpa was measuring a rug using yards, feet and inches. Can you help William to work out its area?

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Thousands and Millions

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

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All in a Jumble

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

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Zin Obelisk

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

In the ancient city of Atlantis a solid rectangular object called a Zin was built in honour of the goddess Tina. Your task is to determine on which day of the week the obelisk was completed.